2015 roundup of research on recent technological advances that could enable wider adoption of electrical vehicles powered by sustainable energy sources.
2015 roundup of research on the global decline in gas and oil prices, and the potential effects on public health, transportation and driving, business economics and public policy decisions.
2014 study in the
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.
2011 study from the University of Toronto and London School of Economics on the relationship between infrastructure and automotive traffic levels.
2012 study in the
Journal of Industrial Ecology on how electric cars stack up against those with traditional gas and diesel engines over their entire lifetimes.
2013 study by Northwestern University on the relative fatality risk of a broad range of motorized and non-motorized transportation modes in the United States.
Harvard professor Gómez-Ibáñez talks about research on subjects as diverse as transit in the developing world, electric vehicles in urban areas and high-speed rail.
Researchers from Kentucky University, West Virginia University, Harvard and Stanford discuss the risks of using mobile devices while driving and the impact of multitasking on how we process information.
2014 study published in the
American Journal of Public Health looks at the effectiveness of texting bans in reducing motor vehicle-related fatalities
2014 study published in
Environmental Health Perspectives models four different approaches for increasing bicycle use and details their costs, effectiveness and health impacts.